May 22, 2018

Quick and Easy Balsamic Salmon!

This clean eating balsamic salmon recipe will be your go-to salmon recipe each and every week.  It’s so quick and easy to make and even the hardest to please child will ask for seconds.  If you or your children do not like spicy foods, just simply omit the red pepper flakes and eat, enjoy and repeat.  There are only six (6) easy ingredients and a few cooking pieces for this amazing recipes.  Why not invite your significant other and children to assist in the kitchen this evening? It is a wonderful way to bring our family into our daily lives, promoting the concept of WHOLENESS (state of being perfectly “well” in body and soul (and spirit).


2 wild caught salmon fillets (about 3-4 oz each)                                                                                                         1/2 Tablespoon coconut oil (olive, avocado oil will suffice)                                                                                     1/2 Tablespoon honey                                                                                                                                                      3 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar                                                                                                                                     1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes                                                                                                                                       Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper (to taste)


This recipe is so quick and easy to make and pleases even the pickiest of eaters in your household.



  1.  heat oil in a large skillet over medium to high heat.  Season both sides of salmon with sea salt and pepper.
  2. Add salmon to skillet and cook for 1 to 2 minutes each side until golden brown.

 3.  While the salmon is cooking, whisk together honey, vinegar and red pepper flakes in a small bowl.  Add vinegar mixture to skillet and simmer until fish is fork tender and liquid reduces and thickens (about 5 minutes) 

For a thicker, reduced sauce, simmer for 5 to 10 additional minutes.  Just make sure you do not overcook the salmon.


Calories: 181          Sugar:  8 grams              Fat:  7 grams            Carbohydrates:  9 grams                         Fiber: 0 grams      Protein:  20 grams